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A ring net, a common form of Plankton Net, being readied for use during Arctic shelf research. (C.A. Linder, Wood's Hole Oceanographic Institute) Bongo nets, such as these pictured here on the NOAA ship McARTHUR, are another common design. (NOAA Ocean Explorer) The multinet, a vertically profiling Plankton Net used to collect depth-stratified samples of small zooplankton such as copepods. (Mid-Atlantic Ridge Ecosystems - MAR-ECO.Filipe Porteiro)